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River Heart Parklands

Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Great place to walk the dog or catch a Pokemon

My partner and I went for a walk along the River Heart Parklands with our dog. Yes the river is... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Tanya T
Ipswich, Australia
Lovely peaceful walk

Great addition to the city's culture and peacefulness and to be that close to the water is nice... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Paul C
Brisbane, Australia
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Ipswich’s little oasis beside the Bremer River, the River Heart Parklands offers a zero-depth water playground, spider web style climbing frame, 25 metre flying fox, a football field sized 'Discovery Forest', plaques with historical information and...more
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20 Bremer St | King Edward Parade, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3810 6666
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My partner and I went for a walk along the River Heart Parklands with our dog. Yes the river is brown, not much you can do about that. The area was nicely landscaped with interesting art installations, I guess that's what you would call the...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Great addition to the city's culture and peacefulness and to be that close to the water is nice great part of Ipswich

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The idea of a walkway along the river is brilliant, unfortunately the river is a bad shade of brown. It looks as if someone had a good idea but not enough money; every time it floods, the park goes under and the planners haven't worked...More

Thank jeffo547
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Walkway well kept, water / park area is popular with families, clean bathroom facilities, just don't look at the muddy river.

Thank v_milham
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The place is known to locals as Riverstink. The Bremer River is listed as a -D [That is minus D] FOR OBVIOUS REASONS. I asked the local Council member about it. she said it's the State Govt. Problem. He said its the Federal Govt problem....More

Thank Francis D
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The Riverheart Parklands run for a couple of kilometres along the Bremer River. There is ample free parking at either end and along the road (King Edward Parade). There is a boardwalk, jogging/walking paths, landscaped gardens with Australian native plants and waterfall, local indigenous and...More

Thank MayBeeBaby
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The new extension has done wonders for River Heart. Lots of water fun for kids of all ages, as well as BBQs, toilets and adequate seating. Great track for running or walking along the river. Deserves to have more events.

Thank greggles39
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was my second visit to River Heart Parklands, originally visiting shortly after it opened in 2007, since that time the gardens have flourished and become more established and the area appears to be still popular. Planning the time of your visit is highly recommended...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great to get away from the rat race in the middle of the rat race. beautiful walk along the river in the middle of town

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lovely area by the river to walk the dog, have a Bbq or catch up for a birthday coffee and cake. Not sure if the river horse illumination is working but it is great! Plenty of seating areas. Don't use this space as much as...More

Thank Julie H
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